I've been journaling since birth, is what I often say. I have journals from my first year in high school, when I went abroad for a few weeks, my first pregnancy and so on. It's been a natural part of my writing journey. But recently, I found scripting; and it’s felt—more empowering. It was like … Continue reading What is Scripting?
It's February. January is done, out and over, and chances are so have been your New Year's resolutions. And if you started the new year full of hope and expectation, only to fall short, we don't blame you. We blame the back-to-back holidays. Plus, the expectations are way too high and there's really no logic … Continue reading Why Now Is a Good Time to Begin
Meditation Wednesday is a new, monthly series, where we'll write a meditation piece for you to practice on your own. It will focus on writing, creating and imagining whatever theme we're tackling for the month using astrology, of course. We all know things get darker around this time of the year. It's when we feel, … Continue reading Meditation Wednesday: Writing Deeply
We all have those periods – whether a day, months or years – where it seems like we're in a very bad writing rut. I'm just now easing out of one. After over two years of writing two to three stories daily, as a reporter for a digital newsroom, I couldn't string together two sentences. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Flip the Script on Your Negative Thinking
Rainy days are rainy days for the most part: wet, with the weather balancing between cold or humid or dry, depending on where you're located. But rainy days in New York City are far more than just a cloudy thing. The trains and buses are a little slower, often smellier and damper. The air is … Continue reading Rainy Days in New York City